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    Bid Them Dance and Bid Them Sing: Dvorak, Lutoslawski, Phibbs, Prokofiev

    Presented by Chameleon Arts Ensemble of Boston at First Church in Boston, Boston

    January 31, 2015

    Prokofiev’s fiendishly kinetic Quintet originated as a ballet that was too difficult to dance, Lutoslawski captured the spirit of Polish folk music, and Dvorak never lost sight of the rhythmic vitality and heartfelt lyricism of his native Bohemia, the song and dance at the root of all music.

    PROGRAM:
    Witold Lutoslawski, Dance Preludes for clarinet & piano ...more


    Ed Kowalczyk

    Presented by TCAN - The Center for Arts in Natick at The Center for Arts in Natick, Natick

    February 4, 2015

    As former lead singer of top '90s multi-platinum rock band Live, Ed Kowalczyk is unmatched in his genre, thanks to a distinctive voice and incredible stage presence. His signature sound shines...more

    The St. Olaf Choir, in concert

    Presented by St. Olaf College at Mechanics Hall, Worcester

    February 4, 2015

    Founded in 1912 by F. Melius Christiansen, the St. Olaf Choir is
    internationally recognized as a creative force behind America’s a
    cappella choral tradition. Led by Dr. Anton...more

    The Camino Experience: Making the Way

    Presented by Arts Transcending Borders at the College of the Holy Cross

    February 4, 2015

     Arts Transcending Borders' first artist-in-residence, Galician bagpiper CRISTINA PATO returns to present a new work-in-progress inspired by the Camino de Santiago and her Galician...more

    Joshua Radin

    Presented by The Wilbur Theatre at Wilbur Theatre, Boston

    February 5, 2015

    Cleveland born songwriter/performer Joshua Radin has earned a loyal following for his wistful meditations and hit songs. His rootsy-pop track, “I’d Rather Be With You” from...more

    Open Mic Night at Starbucks

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    February 5, 2015

    Join us for a casual evening of Open Mic music at Starbucks, 542 Main Street, Winchester. All ages, all instruments, and all types of acoustic music are welcome! Individual or small duo/trio...more

    Asaf Avidan

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Paradise Rock Club, Boston

    February 5, 2015

     Perhaps the most interesting voice in the Israeli music scene today, 34-year-old Asaf Avidan has become a huge sensation in Israel and Europe. Singing primarily in English, Avidan’s...more

    Youth Concert: "Keeping Good Company"- Musical Partnerships of Inspiration and Innovation

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    February 4 - February 6, 2015

    Geared toward students in grades 4-6, these concerts act as an introduction to the full orchestra experience, encouraging long-term ownership of orchestral music and the BSO, and delivering...more

    The Newberry Consort

    Presented by Boston Early Music Festival at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    February 6, 2015

    Rosa das Rosas: Cantigas de Santa Maria

    The Newberry Consort has delighted audiences with provocative and ravishingly beautiful programs for nearly three decades. The...more

    Ryan Montbleau

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 4 - February 6, 2015

    Songs for Ryan Montbleau typically need to simmer. In his 10-year career this gifted singer and his limber band have built their catalog the old-fashioned way, by introducing new songs to their...more

    Damn Tall Buildings / The Western Den / Nemes

    Presented by The Red Room @ Cafe 939 at The Red Room at Cafe 939, Boston

    February 6, 2015

    Damn Tall Buildings is an acoustic bluegrass and blues band from Boston. With members from all around the United States, the band consists of four different people melding their influences into a...more

    The Marco Pignataro Jazzet

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    February 6, 2015

    The Marco Pignataro World Jazzet brings together the renowned pianist Laszlo Gardony and the virtuoso accordionist Cory Pesaturo for a program with a strong Mediterranean jazz influence. With the...more

    Family Concert - "Keeping Good Company"- Musical Partnerships of Inspiration and Innovation

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    February 7, 2015

    BSO Family Concerts are designed to build connection to the orchestra, orchestral music, the Boston Youth Symphony Orchestras (BYSO), and Symphony Hall.?


    From the Top Live in Boston

    Presented by From the Top at NEC's Jordan Hall, Boston

    February 7, 2015

    Meet “young musicians who will knock your socks off” (NBC’s Today) when From the Top, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on WCRB 99.5, tapes its NPR...more

    Amy Helm

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 7, 2015

    A dynamic singer and talented songwriter blessed with legendary rock and roll blood (her dad is the late great Levon Helm, her mother is songwriter Libby Titus), Amy Helm infuses her particular...more

    I've Found a New Baby: Baroque Meets Afro-Latin Jazz

    Presented by La Donna Musicale - RUMBARROCO at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    February 7, 2015

    Celebrate Valentine’s Day and Black History Month with us! La Donna Musicale and RUMBARROCO combine to present a fusion of Afro-Latin jazz and vibrant Baroque musical styles applied to...more

    Ladysmith Black Mambazo

    Presented by World Music/CRASHarts at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    February 7, 2015

     With the power of gospel and the precision of Broadway, Ladysmith Black Mambazo is the undisputed king of mbube, South African a cappella singing. The group came together in the early 1960s...more

    From Russia with Love Valentine Concert

    Presented by Mistral at St. Paul's Church, Brookline, Brookline

    February 7, 2015

    World renowned husband and wife duo, Tamara Volskaya and Anatoly Trofimov return to the Mistral stage to play Russian love ballads on the authentic domra and bayan (think Dr. Zhivago)! Followed by...more

    Ultrasonic Rock Orchestra Performs The Who’s Quadrophenia

    Presented by Regent Theatre at Regent Theatre, Arlington

    February 6 - February 7, 2015

    For the second time, the URO performs The Who’s masterpiece Quadrophenia in its entirety. Perhaps the most thought-provoking concept album ever produced, Quadrophenia is a...more

    Seasons Life: A Choral Celebration of Life's Milestones

    Presented by Voices Rising

    February 7, 2015

    As we travel life's journey, we pass through stages and transitions seamlessly from birth through life to death. While we regularly celebrate birthdays and anniversaries, holidays and special...more

    "It Might as Well Be Spring": An Afternoon of Eclectic Jazz

    Presented by Pakachoag Music School of Greater Worcester

    February 7, 2015

    Join Pakachoag Music School for this Pakachoag faculty special event, an afternoon of ‘eclectic’ jazz, including Rhythm & Blues, jazz standards, and a taste of...more

    Goddamn Draculas: Record Release Show

    Presented by Middle East Restaurant and Nightclub at Middle East Downstairs, Cambridge

    February 7, 2015

    Goddamn Draculas

    "Tough but glossy early-'80s power-chorded arena rock"
    - The Boston...more

    Boston Children’s Chorus

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 8, 2015

    The Boston Children's Chorus (BCC) was founded by Hubie Jones, a civic leader who for almost five decades has labored to address the social problems facing Boston's underserved children...more

    Family Concert: The Adventures of Babar and Bliss

    Presented by Boston Musica Viva at Tsai Performance Center, Boston

    February 8, 2015

    Our annual Family Concert, The Adventure of Babr and Bliss, explores adventure tales old and new. We join the inquisitive and precocious young Bliss as she explores time and space travel in...more

    Rhapsody In Blue, Debussy, Vaughan Williams and more

    Presented by The Wellesley Symphony Orchestra at MassBay Community College, Wellesley

    February 8, 2015

    The WSO features pianist Vytas Baksys playing Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue, Vaughan Williams Overture and March Past of the Kitchen Utensils from The Wasps,...more

    The Lied To's with Susan Levine and Doug Kwartler

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 8, 2015

    CD Release. Special guests Mark Mandeville and Raianne Richards. With a combined slew of awards, festivals, tours, song placements, and writing/performing accolades, Susan Levine and Doug...more

    The Revelers

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 8, 2015

    Founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and The Pine Leaf Boys, two of the groups unquestionably at the vanguard of the Louisiana cultural renaissance, have joined together on their newest...more

    From Russia with Love Valentine Concert

    Presented by Mistral at West Parish Church, Andover, Andover

    February 8, 2015

    World renowned husband and wife duo, Tamara Volskaya and Anatoly Trofimov return to the Mistral stage to play Russian love ballads on the authentic domra and bayan (think Dr. Zhivago)! Followed by...more

    “For heaven is a different thing”: Choral Settings of Sacred Poetry

    Presented by Seraphim Singers at First Church in Cambridge, Congregational, Cambridge

    February 8, 2015

    The Seraphim Singers gives musical voice to the beauty of sacred poetry by George Herbert, John Donne, Jones Very, Hildegard von Bingen, and more. Featuring a world premiere setting by Richard...more

    The Boston Conservatory Orchestra

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

    February 8, 2015

    Bruce Hangen, conductor
    Michael Lewin, piano

    BRAHMS: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Michael Lewin, piano)
    ...more

    Iphigenia in Tauris (Iphigénie en Tauride)

    Presented by The Boston Conservatory at Seully Hall, Boston

    February 5 - February 9, 2015

    Conflict on the Crimean peninsula goes all the way back to the Greeks. Iphigenia, the eldest daughter of the doomed House of Atreus, has been rescued from death at her father’s hand, to...more

    Fat Tuesday Blues Jam

    Presented by Winchester Community Music School

    February 10, 2015

    Join our Underground Faculty Band for a Blues Jam session at Winchester Community Music School. Our Fat Tuesday Blues Jams are fun, spontaneous, and a great way to experiment with new techniques...more

    Dialogues of the Carmelites

    Presented by New England Conservatory at Cutler Majestic Theatre, Boston

    February 7 - February 10, 2015

    Ensembles: NEC Opera, NEC Philharmonia
    Stephen Lord, Conductor
    Steven Goldstein, Director

    A timid Carmelite novice, who entered the convent seeking refuge from fear,...more

    Slide Sessions with Jim Henry, Cliff Eberhardt, Brooks Williams and Abbie Gardner

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 11, 2015

     Jim Henry: Fans first discovered Jim Henry in the Sundogs, an eclectic "swamp-boogie-swing" group that was one of New England's hottest touring club and dance hall bands in the...more

    Salon Series: Concert #3

    Presented by Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra of Boston at Gregorian Rugs, Newton Lower Falls

    February 12, 2015

    Hear some of Boston’s best virtuosos on an intimate scale and join them in lively roundtable discussions in comfortable, friendly surroundings.
    ...more

    Vlada Tomova's Bulgarian Voices Trio

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 12, 2015

     Vlada is a Bulgarian-born vocalist, arranger and composer, who weaves Balkan and world sensibilities into her own contemporary sound. Having made New York her second home, Vlada leads an...more

    The Lone Below

    Presented by Paradise Cafe

    February 12, 2015

    Brooklyn’s The Lone Bellow make blissful, straightforward roots rock—they just happen to do it really, really well. Their latest, “Then Came The Morning,” due Jan. 27, has...more

    The Silks

    Presented by Atwood's Tavern at Atwood's Tavern, Cambridge

    February 12, 2015

    Rock and Roll may not be dead, but it does seem like there's a priest leaning over its bed, reciting the last rites. However, if ...more

    UnderScore Friday Evening: Liadov, Birtwistle and Stravinsky

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    February 13, 2015

    Adventurous Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski, who is principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, teams here with the BSO and estimable French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard for a...more

    Jeffrey Gaines

    Presented by Club Passim at Club Passim, Cambridge

    February 13, 2015

     Singer/songwriter and guitarist Jeffrey Gaines brought a unique, original voice to the sea of singer/songwriters that emerged in the 1990s. Born and raised in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania,...more

    “For heaven is a different thing”: Choral Settings of Sacred Poetry (encore performance)

    Presented by Seraphim Singers

    February 13, 2015

     The Seraphim Singers gives musical voice to the beauty of sacred poetry by George Herbert, John Donne, Jones Very, Hildegard von Bingen, and more. Featuring a world premiere setting by...more

    Sergey Schepkin Plays Bach

    Presented by New School of Music at New School of Music, Cambridge

    February 13, 2015

    The New School of Music welcomes special guest pianist Sergey Schepkin presenting a recital of the works by Bach featuring Partita VI in E minor and The Goldberg Variations. Mr. Schepkin started...more

    AcousticaElectronica

    Presented by American Repertory Theater and toUch performance art at OBERON, Cambridge

    February 13, 2015

    Presented by Touch Performance Art and OBERON, AcousticaElectronica is a mind-blowing event that blends elements of electronic and classical music, dance, circus arts and immersive theater with...more

    Vladimir Jurowski conducts Liadov, Birtwistle and Stravinsky featuring pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard

    Presented by Boston Symphony Orchestra (BSO) at Symphony Hall, Boston

    February 12 - February 14, 2015

    Adventurous Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski, who is principal conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, teams here with the BSO and estimable French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard for a...more

    TCHAIKOVSKY: Iolanta, BARTÓK: Duke Bluebeard’s Castle

    Presented by Rockport Music at Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport

    February 14, 2015

    On the heels of her triumphant Met performances in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of...more

    Music from the Movies

    Presented by Lexington Symphony at Lexington High School, Donald J. Gillespie Jr. Auditorium, Lexington

    February 14, 2015

    Music and film aficionados of all ages can celebrate Valentine’s Day at this unique concert featuring some of the greatest music ever written for the movies. This fun-filled evening will...more

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE

    Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel

    February 13 - February 14, 2015

    CHANNEL/DANCE: AN EVENING OF MOVEMENT, ART, AND THEATRE. Presented by Fort Point Theatre Channel and Contrapose Dance. Performances Friday, February 13 & Saturday, February 14 at 8 pm at...more

    Antje Duvekot with Bridge and Davies

    Presented by Amazing Things Arts Center at Amazing Things Art Center, Framingham

    February 14, 2015

    "Duvekot has gotten hotter, faster than any local songwriter in recent memory. Her songs feel at once fresh faced and firmly rooted, driven by the whispery sensuality of her voice. She...more

    George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic

    Presented by House of Blues at House of Blues, Boston

    February 14, 2015

    Now in the third act of a long and illustrious career, George Clinton has settled into his role as the genial uncle, and principal proponent, of funk. Renowned for his wacky and spectacular...more

    Pro- vs. Anti- Valentine's Day Showdown Show/Party

    Presented by Unstraight

    February 13 - February 14, 2015

    Are you in love with Valentine's Day? Do you loathe it and wish for it to burn in a fiery pit? Come duke it out at our show!! Wear black if you're against, and red or pink if you're...more

    Cape Symphony: CapePOPS Rhapsody in Bluegrass

    Presented by Cape Cod Symphony Orchestra at Barnstable Performing Arts Center, Barnstable

    February 14 - February 15, 2015

    JUNG-HO PAK, CONDUCTOR
    THE ANNIE MOSES BAND, GUEST ARTISTS

    You asked for it. Nashville’s Annie Moses Band is back with a brand new show that takes us deep into the heartland,...more

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